Amanda Cameron is the new Chief Operating Officer at Barwon Health

Amanda Cameron is the new Chief Operating Officer at Barwon Health. Amanda has held an extensive executive career in health across the last 16 years, with a number of senior positions held in the Gippsland region.  Amanda previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer / Chief Nurse at Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) with responsibility for the budgets for Medical, Acute, Sub Acute and Finance, comprising over $150M of a total budget of $200+ M.

Before this Amanda was the Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Clinical Services at LRH, with 289 patient beds across Acute, Sub Acute, Ambulatory and Mental Health.  Providing leadership for the nursing services, Amanda’s role also encompassed quality and risk in the health service and leadership to Gippsland BreastScreen and Gippsland Regional Integrated Cancer Service.  Amanda achieved successful organisational wide accreditation for four years under the National Standards and held key accountability for DHHS targets and performance monitoring.  Amanda collaborated with Monash University to accommodate the expansion of the clinical school in addition to engaging on research projects with Federation University and Monash University.

Previously Amanda spent just over three years with Central Gippsland Health service as the Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Aged Care.  Here Amanda was exposed to the delivery of aged care services in addition to community services across five sites.  Amanda has been actively involved in the Gippsland health community in all her roles.